Old Landing

Old Landing (HMXZC)

Location: Newport Beach, CA 92663 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 37.054', W 117° 54.431'

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On September 10, 1870, Captain Samuel S. Dunnells and William A. Abbott opened Newport Bay to commerce when they entered it for the first time on the Sternwheel steamer Vaquero. The landing was designated "Newport" - a new port - by James Irvine, Benjamin Flint, james McFadden, and Robert McFadden. The McFaddens operated a regular shipping service here during the 1870s and 1880s.
Marker Number198
Year Placed1935
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Newport Beach Historical Society and City of Newport Beach
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 415848 N 3720122
Decimal Degrees33.61756667, -117.90718333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 37.054', W 117° 54.431'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 37' 3.24" N, 117° 54' 25.86" W
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Area Code(s)949, 714, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 443-489 Dover Dr, Newport Beach CA 92663, US
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